By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
135 years after the passage of the Chinese Exclusion Act, a rally will be held this Saturday in the heart of San Francisco Chinatown to say no more exclusion.
A coalition of community groups and activists has organized a Rally for Inclusion fearing what happened 135 years ago … Read more
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) are asking the Social Security Administration to investigate Cathay Pacific Airways decision to deny its U.S.-based workers access to Social Security and Medicare.
The move by the airline not to withhold payroll taxes for Social Security and Medicare … Read more
Chinese American leaders in San Francisco’s Chinatown today cautioned the public against stereotyping their community, following the arrest of State Senator Leland Yee(Photo by jakubkadlec).
“The level of virulence that we’ve been seeing around the public response I think is very troubling,” said Malcom Yeung, with the Asian and Pacific Islander Counsel, said to … Read more
Many Chinatowns across the country have been abandoned by its Chinese population.
What’s left are curio shops and restaurants catering to tourists, according to CCTV.
But the largest and original Chinatown in San Francisco has so far fought that trend.
“This square is where it all began. The Chinese community fought to save this … Read more
Bartol Street will have Enid Ng Lim Alley added in honor of a community activist by the same name who fought to prevent a building in Chinatown from being converted into office spaces but, instead, … Read more